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I want a comic book movie with a great female villain

I want a movie with a female hero who doesn’t need to be rescued by her male counterpart

I want a comic book movie where the female hero’s costume isn’t somehow made to be more feminine or sexual

I want a movie where-

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Now one film has single-handedly bucked that trend, passing the Bechdel test, and with the best portrayal of women in an action film I have seen in years: Dredd.

Put simply, and this is extraordinary, there is no difference between the portrayal of male and female characters in this film. The women are not sexualised, weaker, shown less, or more emotional, and their wardrobes are genderless, but neither are they simply rendered as personality devoid hard-asses… The women characters are excellent characters who happen to be women.

Full Article - Dredd: A Brilliant Portrayal of Women in Comics


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